Alan Dunlop is one of the UKs leading architects and a respected educator. He has just completed a successful term as the Distinguished Victor L. Regnier Visiting Chair in Architecture at Kansas State University and as the Mahlum Endowed Lecturer at the University of Washington. He is currently Visiting Professor at Robert Gordon University, Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and has taught at schools of Architecture in USA, UK and in Germany and also lectured internationally.
A Fellow of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland and the Royal Society of Arts, he was educated in London and at the Mackintosh School of Architecture in Glasgow.
In practise, he has completed many award winning projects and has won over fifty national and international awards, including Europa Nostra; Royal Institute of British Architects Awards; the Scottish Design Awards: Grand Prix for Architecture; a Special Award from the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland; a British Construction Industry: Best Practice Award; a Designshare Honor Award and two International Architecture Awards from the Chicago Athenaeum.
A gifted draughtsman and artist his drawings have been exhibited at the Royal Academy in London and since 1996 at the Royal Scottish Academy. In 2008, he was awarded the Royal Gold Medal in Architecture from the Royal Scottish Academy. His work has been exhibited at the Royal Institute of British Architects, the Royal Scottish Academy, the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland, and The Lighthouse in Glasgow, in Europe and at the Venice Biennale.
He regards the education of young architects as both an obligation and a privilege and brings enthusiasm, ambition and authentic commitment to the task.